Bathing Ape to celebrate 20th anniversary with exhibition featuring work from Kanye West, Pharrell

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It may seem like the time has whizzed by, by the Bathing Ape brand has been around for coming up to 20 years, and in celebration of its second decade in business the cutting edge streetwear brand will be calling on some of its most creative and artistic fans to build a capsule collection of t-shirts and artwork to honour their milestone in business.

The likes of Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, VERBAL, and of course the labels founder Nigo have all been listed as contributing artists to a three day event which will take place in the T-SITE Garden Gallery TSUTAYA in Daikanyama, Japan starting on April 27th. The t-shirts and canvases will be sold exclusively during the exhibition to begin with, but will then be available via BAPE stores and ZOZOTOWN globally for those not in Japan.

Peep the list of artists and creatives involved below.

  • Daisuke Obana
  • Futura
  • Hiroshi Ito
  • James Lavelle
  • Jun Takahashi
  • Kanye West
  • Mankey
  • Masaaki Homma
  • Masamichi Katayama
  • Kogi “Poggy” Motofumi
  • NIGO
  • Pharrell Williams
  • Shinsuke Takizawa
  • Show Ayanocozey
  • SK8THING
  • Stash
  • Takashi Kumagai
  • Tetsu Nishiyama
  • Tsuyoshi Noguchi
  • VERBAL